"Happy" as written by Steven John Wilson and Mikael Lars Akerfeldt....
Filling up my empty days with red wine
Wonder what you think of me?
Lying in the grass alone and wasted
Nothing's how it used to be

I wanna be the first to call and tell you
Yesterday I heard the news
I hear you oughtta be congratulated
So I guess that's what I'll do

I'm so happy for you
I could cry
Yeah, I'm so elated
Cross my heart and hope to die
I don't think about you every night
Before I close my eyes
I'm so happy for you baby,
I could cry

Listen to the sound of my head pounding
Wish that it was make-believe
Praying for the skies to open up and
Wash away your memory

I can walk around with a pretty face on
Even when I'm black and blue
What's the point in telling everybody
I'm not over you

I'm so happy for you
I could cry
Yeah, I'm so elated
Cross my heart and hope to die
I don't think about you every night
Before I close my eyes
I'm so happy for you baby,
I could cry

Cry about the love we used to have
Cry that I won't ever get you back

Filling up my empty days with red wine
Wonder what you think of me?

I'm so happy for you
I could cry
Yeah, I'm so elated
Cross my heart and hope to die
I'm so happy for you
So, so happy for you
I don't think about you every night
Before I close my eyes
I'm so happy for you baby,
I could cry


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"Happy" as written by Steven John Wilson Mikael Lars Akerfeldt

Lyrics © SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentDefinitely about not wanting that other person to know that you're still hung up over them. About..trying to cover it up but the pain still remains.
    incubusownsall12on March 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commentshe doesnt want him to kno how she really feels or whatever so she fakes being happy for him yea i like this song i can relate
    skilletkkaron June 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song sorta reminds me of "how am i suppsed to live without you?". except this girl's not letting anyone know about it. she doesnt want to be revealed as weak and lonely, pining for a lost love who has found happiness with somebody else. its actually my song. the guy i dont wanna love anymore is a soon-to-be-dad. so i'm so happy for the f*cker. i could cry.
    jan_lovefoolon June 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree. the girl is still thinking about the guy but he's moved on, I think she wants to show him she moved on too... she doesnt want him to see she's suffering, she doesnt want to hurt her pride, so she acts like all happy but she's all depressed.
    SassyMexy17on August 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti hurt everytime i hear this song. I agree with all the posts...it is about a girl not over a guy. But the guy has moved on and she doesnt want to show that she is still hooked on him. I feel this SOOO much right now. "Im so happy for you, i could cry..." :-(
    kroggythefroggyon August 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI relate to this song SOOOO much it is insane!! But I will use myself as an example....When me and My frist love broke up(he broke up with me) I was really really upset and I didn't want him to know it so I would suround myself with people that would make me laugh even though inside I felt horrible and I really miss the way that we talked for hours on the phone and how we would be together all the time and all our laughs ect...but I don't want anybody to know that I still love him becasue it is basically pointless people will try to hook us up and he doesn't love me anymore so ....I just try not to cry even though I am black and blue on the inside. Truthfully I think it is a song dedicated to any teen who is in, love with there ex..
    Tiredofallofit89on February 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwow. i really relate to this song right now.
    lovesit22on July 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've always loved this song but now it means soo much more. I just found out my ex (the first guy i ever fell for) is now engaged. I will the first to admit I will never be completely over him. And I actually sent him a text earlier today that said " I hear congratulations are in order" When his best friend (which i'm still really close to) asked me how i felt i just told him that I was happy for my ex...and he saw right through it but that's because the new girl is horrible. But the first time you hear that your ex is engaged is never good...
    Cyclone_emon November 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree with everyone that this song as about a girl who's still in love with her ex. I think he's getting married or something, like years after they've broken up, so he wouldn't even consider that she'd be hurt. However, like they say, you never forget your first love, so truthfully she's not over him. She tells hims she's happy and okay because she knows admitting that she still loves him would just be pointless and painful.
    serenity23on December 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah this song relates to me alot
    my fiance and i broke up so i heard he found
    someone else and he brags to everyone thats goin to be his future wife
    ever since he left i've been drinking wine
    to get rid of the pain
    and i always told him
    i will always said i will be here
    "cross my heart and hope to die"
    but the funny thing is its hard to get over him
    when he calls me everyday to
    tell me he loves me...
    XxXdemonaXxXon December 19, 2007   Link

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